Due to the death of Freemount's oldest resident Michie Nagle who died on Friday September 20 in his hundredth year, we decided to postpone our Culture Night.
Due to the death of Freemount's oldest resident Michie Nagle who died on Friday September 20 in his hundredth year, we decided to postpone our Cultue Night.
We wish to apologize to our many patrons who were disappointed. However we will stage a special Culture Night on this Friday night October 11 starting at 8.30pm. This will consist of a music session, Music ,dancing ,Poetry Reading storytelling etc. and an Art exhibition by our local Art Club, also hand-made Lace and Patchwork etc. Tea and refreshments for all. Tell all your friends and come along on the night. Everybody welcome. No Charge.!!!!
The weekly 45 Drive was well attended on Sunday night last. The following is a list of the lucky winners:- First Prize went to :-Maureen Vaughan, and Eileen O Sullivan, Kanturk. The best Gents Team was:-1 Tadhg O Flynn, Freemount, and Denis Healy, Lismire. 2 Dan Murphy, and Tim Ahern, Freemount. The winning Mixed Team was:-Pat and Maureen O Connor, Churchtown.
The best Ladies team was:- Joan Buckley, and Bridget Madden, Liscarroll. The table prize was won by:-Jim Healy, and PJOSullivan, Freemount. Raffle Prizes were won by :-1 Tadhg O Flynn, Freemount.2 Mary Noonan, Freemount, 3 Dan Murphy, Freemount 4 Denis Healy, Lismire, .
The 45 drive will continue on this Sunday night October 13. at 8.30pm. sharp . We commence playing at 8. 30pm. and you can be on the road home at 10. 30pm. AROUND THE FIRESIDE
The next programme of Around the Fireside will be broadcast on Monday night next October 13. at 9.50pm.. We have that marvelous group from Knockferna Rambling House back again..
We have organised set dancing classes for children and adults in The Heritage Centre on Thursday nights. For further details contact any member of Comhaltas,or come along to The Heritage Centre, or ring 022-28664 Starting at 6pm. for children and 8pm. for adults why not come along tonight and give it a go.
Just a reminder to all art lovers ,the weekly Art classes commenced in the Heritage Centre on Tuesday night last October 8 at 8pm. New members especially welcome. Make a note of the date.
Look out for the first Concert of the Season on Friday October 18th. In Cois Alla with the One and only Annmarie O Riordan, starting at 8.30pm. If you would like to book your seat please ring -022-28664.
The Comhaltas A.G.M. will be held in The Heritage Centre on Monday night next October 14 at 8.30pm.
CHURCH AFFAIRS, FREEMOUNT
Vigil Mass on this Saturday night at 7pm. Sunday morning Mass. AT 10.30am. Weekly Holy Hour on Mondays at 7.30pm.
Freemount Pioneer Centre plans to mark The Year of Faith with Mass in St. Michaels Church Freemount on Saturday October 26 at 7pm. During Mass Certificates and special Fr. Cullen Medals will be presented to our Diamond Jubilarians. Tel: Ellen at 022-28781 or Hannah at 022-28735.
If you would like to keep up with the progress of our History website,please log on to www.freemountvillage.com.Youmight see your own photo.!!!!!We would also like to hear from you.We have already been contacted by people in Australia.
LISCARROLL DONKEY SANCTUARY
The Donkey Sanctuary Annual 6 Km sponsored walk, this year is on Saturday 19th October starting at 11am at The Donkey Sanctuary.
Sponsorship cards are available from the fundraising office 022 49014 or alternatively pay an entry fee of €10 before the walk starts. Registration opens at 10am
The next Thursday club get together in Cois Abhann will be on this Thursday October 10th. at 2pm.
ANNUAL LADIES RETREAT
This year the Annual Ladies Retreat will take place in The Ardfert Retreat Centre on Sunday November 3rd. The cost will be €35. Names please to any ICA member.
GROW COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH.
GROW is a 12 Step Support Program, for people living with stress, anxiety, fear, depression, suicidal thoughts or feelings, or any emotional, or mental health issue. We have meetings locally, every Monday night in the Duhallow Day Centre Kanturk, (rear of community hospital) at 8pm, and in Mallow at Le Cheile Family Resource Centre, Monday Night at 8pm. Telephone the area co-ordinator for North Cork, Noreen on 0861726004.
FREEMOUNT G A A
LOTTO Numbers drawn :-7- 15-21- 24. There was no jackpot winner. Lucky Dip winners were:-
1 Willie Murphy, Kilknockane, Freemount 2 Seamus Roche Tullylease. 3 Liam O Flynn, Grillough, Lismire. 4 Reg. Abraham, Cois Abhann, Freemount 5 Patsy O Neill, Lismire. This weeks Jackpot will be €7,550
This is your chance to make a killing for Christmas! Buy your lotto tickets early and often!!!!
JUNIOR HURLING SEMI FINAL
Our Junior hurlers were defeated last Saturday at Meelin in the semi final of the Duhallow hurling championship. The sides were level at half time 13 pts t o 1-10. Kilbrin went on to win 2-21 to 0-16.
SPONSORED WALK - PIETA HOUSE
Many thanks to everyone who participated or contributed to the sponsored walk for Pieta House. We have already collected over €3,000 with more cards still to come in. Please can you return all sponsor cards to Margaret (086 239 7106) when convenient or hand them into Kates Quick Pick .Kate will also take any further donations.Thank you..
Very well done to our Novice Debating team of Eimear Guiney, Ann Fitzgerald and Kate Bourke who successfully competed in the first round of the Cork County Novice Debating Competition on Sunday October 6th.
A successful club meeting was held on Sunday last October 6th in the Heritage Centre in Freemount with much discussed for the coming period.
Set dancing takes place on Monday nights in Boherbue at 8pm. Everyone is welcome.
The Avondhu Finals of Public Speaking are being held in Fermoy Youth Centre on Friday October 11th. The best of luck to the Freemount team of Sinead Guiney, Eimear Guiney and Ann Fitzgerald.
Freemount Macra are going on a social night out to Ahiohill in West Cork on Saturday night next October 12th to see the Kilkennys and Hermitage Green. If interested contact Mary Anne on the Marca Phone on 087 0969654.